Recent Blog Entries

  • Dr. Rou’aa Diab was a dentist in the Deir ez-Zor Governate city of Al-Mayadeen, located on the border of Iraq.  Two days ago, she arrested by the Islamic State, along with 4 others, and summarily executed. The reasoning for the execution was under the crime of “treating male patient...
  • The government today dashed the hopes of agitating unemployed dental surgeons saying that it does not have vacancies to engage them.Talking to Greater Kashmir, Taj Mohiudin, Minister for Health and Medical Education, said, “As of now, government doesn’t require new dental surgeons, so th...
  • Multi-speciality dental clinic chain Axiss Dental plans to add 35 new clinics, including through acquisitions, in India by end of 2015 as part of its expansion strategy. The company, which currently has 65 clinics is focusing mainly on Western India, where it is targeting to acquire a chain of dent...
  • The common paper clip is certainly a versatile piece of twisted steel. On occasion, it can open locks or even double up as a tooth pick. But Dr Pushkar Waknis, a Pune-based maxillofacial surgeon, found an altogether unexpected use for it - to keep the skin flap in place while operating. Not only is ...
  • Islamic State Executes Female Dentist for Treating Men

    Posted August 25 by Dental Jugaad

    Dr. Rou’aa Diab was a dentist in the Deir ez-Zor Governate city of Al-Mayadeen, located on the border of Iraq.  Two days ago, she arrested by the Islamic State, along with 4 others, and summarily executed. The reasoning for the execution was under the crime of “treating male patient...

  • Govt says no to Dental Surgeons

    Posted August 16 by Dental Jugaad

    The government today dashed the hopes of agitating unemployed dental surgeons saying that it does not have vacancies to engage them.Talking to Greater Kashmir, Taj Mohiudin, Minister for Health and Medical Education, said, “As of now, government doesn’t require new dental surgeons, so th...

  • Axiss Dental to open 35 clinics by end of 2015

    Posted August 16 by Dental Jugaad

    Multi-speciality dental clinic chain Axiss Dental plans to add 35 new clinics, including through acquisitions, in India by end of 2015 as part of its expansion strategy. The company, which currently has 65 clinics is focusing mainly on Western India, where it is targeting to acquire a chain of dent...

  • Surgeons do jugaad in the operation theater!

    Posted August 9 by Dental Jugaad

    The common paper clip is certainly a versatile piece of twisted steel. On occasion, it can open locks or even double up as a tooth pick. But Dr Pushkar Waknis, a Pune-based maxillofacial surgeon, found an altogether unexpected use for it - to keep the skin flap in place while operating. Not only is ...

  • Multimillionaire dentist with a £110m collection of classic car

    Posted July 31 by Dental Jugaad

    He’s the multimillionaire whose extraordinary £110m collection of 554 classic cars has stunned the world since he revealed it to the public. Yet former Newport dentist James Hull has revealed that his passion for cars stems from his first job restoring cars after he flunked his A-levels...

  • Equine Dentistry

    Posted July 28 by Dental Jugaad

    Adult horses can have 36-44 teeth with the average tooth being 4 inches long. That’s a LOT of teeth! When a horse chews its food the lower jaw (mandible) actually moves in a circular pattern, unlike humans who chew their food with an up and down motion of the mandible. This circular motion is ...

  • NSUI protests at Panjab University dental college

    Posted July 28 by Dental Jugaad

    National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Saturday protested at Panjab University's dental college in Sector 25 against 'anomalies' in functioning of the college and problems faced by students. NSUI leaders sat on a protest outside Dr Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and hande...

  • "Visit to the dentist left me crippled"

    Posted July 28 by Dental Jugaad

    AN Inverness woman who fell so ill she feared she was dying was actually suffering from mercury poisoning from dental fillings. Maria Indermuhle was even diagnosed with the crippling illness Multiple Sclerosis and was likely never to walk again. But now Maria’s three-year ordeal is over and ...

  • The street dentists of Delhi

    Posted July 23 by Dental Jugaad

    As cars speed past patients in India’s capital don’t think twice about having their teeth seen to by the city’s popular street dentists. And it’s not only in New Delhi, it happens in cities all over India.  Self-proclaimed roadside dentists perform complicated dental p...

  • The first Indian military dentist!

    Posted July 17 by Dr. Samir D.

    General Kartar Singh, an internationally-renowned dentist, passed away recently in Panchkula at the age of 96. For his role during its initial years, he is widely respected as the father of the Army Dental Corps. Persistent lobbying by politicians to establish a dental service for Indian troops led ...